Eating Quality, Carcase, Feedlot & Overall Performance

February 5, 2020 3:37 pm

The Angus breed celebrated a dominant performance at the 11th Beef Spectacular awards night in Wagga, cementing the breeds’ place as the top performer for commercial performance.  

Awards were presented for eating quality (a first for the most recent competition), feedlot performance, carcase, brand suitability and overall performance. 

In a year that has been difficult across all facets of the beef industry, 45 vendors put up 87 teams and 435 head of cattle to compete in this event.   

Coming out on top in 2020 was a team of 5 Angus steers from RG Allen & Sons, Mortlake Victoria claiming the grand champion pen. Their winning team were scored 834.5 points out of a possible 1000.   

 


 

Eating Quality  
   Exhibitor   Team   Breed   MSA Index Team Average  
1st   Hufton Pastoral Co   J19   Angus   58.04  
2nd   Tait Pastoral Company   J38   Angus   57.19  
3rd   Tait Pastoral Company   J77    Angus  57.08 
4th  Kyeamba Downs Partnership  J26  Angus  57 
5th  Boco Pastoral Company  J04  Angus x Hereford  56.99 
6th  Wantabadgery Pastoral Co  J81  Angus  56.89 
8th  JG & V Bond  J20  Angus  56.48 
9th  RG Allen & Sons  J33  Angus  56.44 

 

 Feedlot Performance 
  Exhibitor  Team  Breed  Points/350 
= Champion  RG Allen & Sons  J33  Angus influenced  350 
Carcase Performance 
  Exhibitor  Team  Breed  Points/550 
Champion  Tait Pastoral Company  J77  Angus  413 
Reserve Champion  S & J Priestly  J75  Angus x Murray Grey  413 
Riverine Premium Beef Champion Pen 
  Exhibitor  Team  Breed  Points/1000 
Champion  Tait Pastoral Company  J38  Angus  806.5 
= Champion  Tait Pastoral Company  J77  Angus  806.5 
Teys Certified Premium Black Angus Champion Pen 
  Exhibitor  Team  Breed  Points/1000 
Champion  RG Allen & Sons  J33  Angus  834.5 
Reserve Champion  Barfold Beef  J01  Angus  800 
Grand Champion Pen of 5 Steers 
Exhibitor  Team  Breed  Points/1000 
RG Allen & Sons  J33  Angus  834.5 

  

= 3rd  Tait Pastoral Company  J38  Angus   806.5 
= 3rd  Tait Pastoral Company  J77  Angus   806.5 
6th  JM & SA Morse  J22  Simmental x Angus  803 
7th  Barfold Beef  J01  Angus  800 
8th  Black Diamond Speckle Parks  J44  Speckle Park x Angus  791.5 
10th  Lindsey Carter  J59  Angus  783 

  

 


Feature Image: James &  Georgie Knight, overall Grand Champion pen of steer exhibitors.  Image courtesy of The Land

 

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